Leighton Meester says she wants her character, Blair, to stay single on Gossip Girl. "I don't want her to get with anybody right now," Meester tells Us. She adds: "I want the bitch [in Blair] to come back right now. I think she has to claw her way back up to the top." • Madonna thinks people shouldn't judge Tom Cruise just because he's a Scientologist. The Kabbalah enthusiast reportedly said, "I don't care if people worship turtles or frogs - if they're good people, that's all I care about, and he (Cruise) is a good person. I think he gets a raw deal, just as I think the orphans in Malawi get a raw deal; just as I think a lot of marginalized people get a raw deal." • Big Love star Ginnifer Goodwin on the series' portrayal of polygamy: "We're acutely aware of what goes on in real life. Ours is a sugar-coated version. But we feel we are educating. We find the human story very compelling." [Us, Dlisted, People]